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Blind spot endures for a calm and gracious man

He was optimistic about Australia, a “prosperous free, fair, cohesive and multicultural” nation. He seemed resilient in the face of his personal disappointment, saying it was an honour to have been Prime Minister. 261 more words

Tony Abbott

Calls For Unsuitable Women And Feckless Poor People To Be Outlawed

Daily Telegraph columnist and self-confessed ‘sci-fi nut’ Miranda Devine is leading the charge to have unsuitable women and feckless poor people outlawed.

Devine usually the first to rally against the ‘nanny’ state has recently surmised that domestic violence only occurs among poor people, hence without them, the problem now afflicting society will be solved. 166 more words

The UnAustralian

One in five large private companies paid no tax last year: ATO

One in five privately-owned companies with revenues in excess of $100 million paid no tax last year, the Australian Tax Office has revealed.

Source: One in five large private companies paid no tax last year: ATO

Joe Hockey

Hapless Honest Joe

Some interesting things are come out of Malcolm Turnbull putting together his new Cabinet. Too much for just one post so I shall spread it over several. 735 more words


Shorten: Sending Hockey To The USA Would Be Turnbull's First Big Mistake

Speaking to the media this morning in Melbourne Mr Shorten said that sending Joe Hockey to the USA as an Ambassador would be Turnbull’s first big mistake. 102 more words

Australian News

Scott Morrison Reluctantly Ecstatic About Treasurer Appointment

Fresh from being sworn in as the new Treasurer at Government House, The (un)Australian was able to sit down for a brief interview with the normally reticent Scott Morrison. 252 more words

The UnAustralian

Hockey’s Wife To Keep Charging Joe $271 A Night To Stay At Her Canberra Apartment

By The Shovel on September 21, 2015

Joe Hockey’s wife Melissa Babbage has confirmed that the fee for staying at her Canberra house remains at $271 a night, regardless of who is footing the bill. 119 more words